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Ich liebe, was fein ist

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich liebe was fein ist 
Und wenn's auch nicht mein ist! 
Am Himmel die Sterne, 
Die Sonne, den Mond; 
Auf Erden die Ferne,
Und was darin wohnt.
Die Vögel in Lüften,
Die Rosen im Tal,
Mit Bergen und Klüften 
Die ganze Welt zumal.

Ich liebe was fein ist,
Und wenn's auch nicht mein ist! 
Die blühenden Wangen,
Die Augen so klar,
Die Stirne umfangen
Von lichtbraunem Haar.
So neckisch, so lose,
Wie spielender Wind: 
Die Sonne, die Rose,
Das allerschönste Kind!

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2009-09-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21

Line count: 20
Word count: 81

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